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NHL Awards 2017 Winners - NHL 18 EA SPORTS

Posted June 23rd at 11:00pm.

NHL Awards

Hart Trophy

The Hart Trophy is awarded to the Most Valuable Player to his team. This year, the Hart Trophy nominees were Connor McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers, Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins, and Sergei Bobrovsky of the Columbus Blue Jackets. The 2017 Hart Trophy winner as MVP of the NHL season is… 

Connor McDavid - 2016-17 Hart Trophy Winner 

In his first full NHL season, Connor McDavid led the Edmonton Oilers to their first Stanley Cup Playoffs appearance since 2006. The 20-year-old Connor McDavid led the NHL in scoring with 100 points to capture his first Hart Trophy as the 2017 NHL MVP and becomes the 3rd youngest player to win be named the NHL MVP.

Previous Hart Memorial Trophy Winners: Patrick Kane (2016), Carey Price (2015), Sidney Crosby (2014)

Ted Lindsay Award

The Ted Lindsay Award is awarded to the Most Valuable Player in the league as voted by the players. This year, the Ted Lindsay Award nominees were Connor McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers, Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins, and Brent Burns of the San Jose Sharks. The 2017 Ted Lindsay Award winner as MVP of the 2016-17 NHL season as voted on by the players is… 

Connor McDavid - 2016-17 Ted Lindsay Award Winner 

Connor McDavid’s 100 point season certainly impressed his peers. The 20-year-old McDavid captures his first Ted Lindsay Award as the 2017 NHL MVP as voted on by the players.

Previous Ted Lindsay Award Winners: Patrick Kane (2016), Carey Price (2015), Sidney Crosby (2014)

Norris Trophy

The Norris Trophy is awarded to the Best Defenseman in the NHL. This year, the Norris Trophy nominees were Brent Burns of the San Jose Sharks, Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators and Victor Hedman of the Tampa Bay Lightning. The 2017 Norris Trophy winner as the Best Defensemen this NHL season is… 

Brent Burns – 2016-17 Norris Trophy Winner

Brent Burns became just the third defenseman in NHL history to lead all skaters in Shots on Goal. Burns, the San Jose Sharks defenseman, led all defensemen with 29 goals and 76 points this season. This is his first career Norris Trophy win.

Previous Norris Trophy Winners: Drew Doughty (2016), Erik Karlsson (2015), Duncan Keith (2014)

Vezina Trophy

The Vezina Trophy is awarded to the Best Goaltender in the NHL. This year, the Vezina Trophy nominees were Sergei Bobrovsky of the Columbus Blue Jackets, Braden Holtby of the Washington Capitals and Carey Price of the Montreal Canadiens. The 2017 Vezina Trophy winner as Best Goaltender of this NHL season is… 

Sergei Bobrovsky – 2016-17 Vezina Trophy Winner

Sergei Bobrovsky was on the force for the Columbus Blue Jackets this year. The goaltender also won the William Jennings Trophy for allowing the fewest goals against. Bobrovsky led all goaltenders with a .931 Save Percentage this season and was a key part of the Columbus Blue Jackets making the playoffs.

Previous Vezina Trophy Winners: Braden Holtby (2016), Carey Price (2015), Tuukka Rask (2014)

Calder Trophy

The Calder Trophy is awarded to the Best Rookie in the NHL. This year, the Hart Trophy nominees were Auston Matthews of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Patrik Laine of the Winnipeg Jets and Zach Werenski of the Columbus Blue Jackets. The 2017 Calder Trophy winner as the best rookie in the NHL is… 

Auston Matthews – 2016-17 Calder Trophy Winner

Auston Matthews, the 2016 1st overall pick, surpassed all expectations this season. His debut saw him score 4 goals, and he finished with 40 goals and 69 points. The 2017 Calder Trophy winner is the face of the Toronto Maple Leafs at just 19 and the road ahead for Auston Matthews looks bright after such a nice season.

Previous Calder Trophy Winners: Artemi Panarin (2016), Aaron Ekblad (2015), Nathan MacKinnon (2014)

Selke Trophy

The Selke Trophy is awarded to the Best Defensive Forward in the NHL. This year, the Selke Trophy nominees were Patrice Bergeron of the Boston Bruins, Ryan Kesler of the Anaheim Ducks and Mikko Koivu of the Minnesota Wild. The 2017 Selke Trophy winner as Best Defensive Forward of the 2016-17 NHL season is…

Patrice Bergeron – 2016-17 Selke Trophy Winner

Widely regarded as one of the best defensive forwards to even play hockey, Patrice Bergeron has captured his fourth Selke Trophy, tying Bob Gainey for the most in NHL History. From winning faceoffs to shutting down the opposition’s offense, Bergeron will be go down as one of hockey’s best two-way forwards in the history of the NHL.

Previous Selke Trophy Winners: Anze Kopitar (2016), Patrice Bergeron (2015), Patrice Bergeron (2014)

Art Ross Trophy

The Art Ross Trophy is awarded to the player who had the most points in the NHL regular season. This year, the Art Ross Trophy winner as the NHL’s highest scoring player in the 2016-17 NHL season is… 

Connor McDavid – 2016-17 Art Ross Trophy Winner

Previous Art Ross Trophy Winners: Patrick Kane (2016), Jamie Benn (2015), Sidney Crosby (2014)

Maurice Richard Trophy

The Maurice Richard Trophy is awarded to the player who had the most goals in the NHL regular season. This year, the Maurice Richard Trophy winner as the NHL player who scored the most goals in the 2016-17 NHL season is… 

Sidney Crosby – 2016-17 Maurice Richard Trophy Winner

Previous Maurice Richard Trophy Winners: Alexander Ovechkin (2016), Alexander Ovechkin (2015), Alexander Ovechkin (2014)

Lady Byng Trophy

The Lady Byng Trophy is awarded to the Most Gentlemanly Player in the league. This year, the Lady Byng Trophy nominees were Johnny Gaudreau of the Calgary Flames, Mikael Granlund of the Minnesota Wild, and Vladimir Tarasenko of the St. Louis Blues. The 2017 Lady Byng Trophy winner as the most sportsmanlike player this NHL season is… 

Johnny Gaudreau – 2016-17 Lady Byng Trophy Winner

Previous Lady Byng Trophy Winners: Anze Kopitar (2016), Jiri Hudler (2015), Ryan O’Reilly (2014)

Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award

The Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award is awarded by Mark Messier "to the player who exemplifies great leadership qualities to his team, on and off the ice during the regular season". This year, the Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award nominees were Nick Foligno of the Columbus Blue Jackets, Mark Giordano of the Calgary Flames and Ryan Getzlaf of the Anaheim Ducks. The 2017 Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award winner as the best leader this NHL season is… 

Nick Foligno – 2016-17 Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award Winner

Previous Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award Winners: Shea Weber (2016), Jonathan Toews (2015), Dustin Brown (2014)

Masterton Trophy

The Masterton Trophy is awarded to the player who exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey. This year, the Masterton Trophy nominees were Craig Anderson of the Ottawa Senators, Andrew Cogliano of the Anaheim Ducks and Derek Ryan of the Carolina Hurricanes. The 2017 Masterton Trophy winner as the player who exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey… 

Craig Anderson – 2016-17 Masteron Trophy Winner

Previous Masterton Trophy Winners: Jaromir Jagr (2016), Devan Dubnyk (2015), Dominic Moore (2014)

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